End of Year Race Meeting 2017


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November 28, 2017

The Dawson Jockey Club's Christmas races are on again. The gates open at 11.00 am and the first race is at 1.30. In recent times the Dawson Jockey Club has undertaken major improvements to their facilities including an extension of the cov...

September 15, 2017

The members of the Dawson Jockey Club invite you to join them for the excitement of the 2017 Taroom Cup - Chicken and Champagne lunch, Fashions on the Field and a great day of racing. ...

August 13, 2017

Recently local teacher Stacey Adamson arranged for a group of hard working boys to do some volunteer work in conjunction with a volunteer program hosted by Taroom State School at the Dawson Jockey Club. The students helped to pull down 400 meters of running rail and re-erected it with the help of David Parry Okeden, Graham Rewald and Trevor Keys. Club President, Graham Rewald, praised the the st...

May 30, 2017

The Dawson Jockey Club has recently fenced in the stable area at the race track. Two sets of new gates have been installed including a set at the entrance to the mounting yard. Club President, Graham Rewald, said this is a significant improvement to the club's Work, Health and Safety standards. Mr Rewald thanked the following volunteers for their assistance with the project: Phillip Hoppe, Clint A...

January 4, 2017

The meeting hosted by the Dawson Jockey Club on New Year's Eve 2016 was one of the most successful meetings ever according to club president, Graham Rewald. Over 900 people came through the gate and most stayed and partied until 1.00 am after seeing the new year in. There is a new gallery of photos on the Club page of this website, including photos of the winners of the BOQ Agribusiness and Ben...

October 4, 2016

taroomcup2016-1946 On 24 September 2016 three new life memberships were awarded. Graham McAdam, who said he greatly appreciated his award, commenced as a Barrier Attendant in 1973 and then served as Assistant Starter for n...

May 19, 2016

Because many people ask how the judges select the winners of the on-field fashions, the organisers have prepared some guidelines. For the winter race meeting they have also included a vintage-themed section for fashions from the 1940s to the 1960s. FOTF

August 6, 2015

TaroomCup15The Dawson Jockey Club is celebrating the history of the Taroom Cup at its next race day on Saturday 26 September 2015. On display will be the 1930 Taroom...

June 9, 2014

The Dawson Jockey Club has recently installed 600 metres of running rail. The Brisbane Racing Club at Doomben provided the running rail and the posts were supplied by the Gold Coast Turf Club. This was made possible by Queensland Racing's new Club Cooperation Scheme. Under the mentoring arrangement larger clubs support smaller clubs, such as the Dawson Jockey Club.

August 16, 2013

Caterers and patrons at the races had long had to contend with outdated facilities. In September 2012 following a successful application to QGC's Sustainable Communities Program a brand new kitchen with stainless steel benches, sinks, new appliances and a covered BBQ area was opened by QGC's Brett White.